Flashcards in Big List - Unit 5 Deck (16):
The type of law dealing with the rights and relationships of private citizens.
The type of law relating to the interpretation of the Constitution.
The type of law dealing with crimes and providing for their punishment.
A court’s authority to hear & decide a case for the first time.
A court’s authority to hear a case on appeal.
The view of the Supreme Court justices who agree with a particular ruling.
A Supreme Court opinion by one or more justices who agree with the majority’s conclusion but wish to offer different reasons.
A Supreme Court opinion by one or more justices who disagree with the majority’s conclusion.
The power of the court’s to establish the constitutionality of national, state or local acts of government, established by Marbury v. Madison.
Writ of Mandamus
A court order that commands a government official to take a particular action.
the act of bringing a person to trial a second time for the same crime.
The government’s right to take control of private property for public use.
The part of the first amendment that prohibits the establishment of a national religion.
The rule that evidence gathered in violation of the Constitution cannot be presented in trial.
A legal statement charging a person with a crime or other offense.